GW20:12 This year is the warmest year on record. Feverish. Blood pressure off the charts. White count up. Sea level up. Hurricanes spiral across the continent, wars spawn like virus. The Middle East goes up in smoke, sparked by some careless match. The globe seems to wobble. Hyperkinetic pulse. Myocardial infarction. Anti- biotic-resistant strain. Desperate […]Read more "GW20:12"
Following is based on an interview with a 30-year-old Muslim woman on May 22, 2012 near Chicago. For Part I, please click HERE. Four years ago, I was leaving Meier’s to go to a 4th of July party and I saw this guy with a shirt that said, “Allah Sucks.” He was getting into a pickup truck […]Read more "Interview with a First-generation American Muslim, Part II"
The following is based on an interview with a 30-year-old Muslim woman on May 22, 2012 near Chicago. Part I All my father does is sit in his chair and watch politics. Talk politics. Think politics. The Palestinian conflict is deep-seated in his every moment.My father was born in a village outside Ramallah, my mother […]Read more "Interview with a First-generation American Muslim"